The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Grid Computing
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 253 297
Permanent jobs citing Grid Computing 0 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 9
Median salary - £61,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,614 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.59% -35.64%  

Grid Computing is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2429 2946 4522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.19% 46.81% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2134 2649 3718
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Grid Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Grid Computing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Grid Computing in the City of London

Grid Computing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Grid Computing in the City of London.

Salary trend for Grid Computing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Grid Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Grid Computing.

1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Low Latency
3 10 (76.92%) Multithreaded Programming
3 10 (76.92%) Multithreading
4 9 (69.23%) C++
5 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
5 8 (61.54%) Hedge funds
5 8 (61.54%) C#
5 8 (61.54%) Python
5 8 (61.54%) PhD
5 8 (61.54%) High-Frequency Trading
6 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (38.46%) STL
7 4 (30.77%) Proprietary Trading
8 3 (23.08%) Fintech
8 3 (23.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (23.08%) Kafka
8 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (23.08%) Spring
8 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (23.08%) JMS
8 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) JUnit
9 2 (15.38%) Scala
10 1 (7.69%) High Availability
10 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing

Grid Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C++ Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (38.46%) STL
2 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (23.08%) JMS
2 3 (23.08%) Kafka
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
1 8 (61.54%) Hedge funds
2 3 (23.08%) Fintech
2 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Low Latency
2 10 (76.92%) Multithreaded Programming
2 10 (76.92%) Multithreading
3 8 (61.54%) High-Frequency Trading
4 4 (30.77%) Proprietary Trading
5 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Apache ZooKeeper